Hedgehogs, However, Still Allowed
The next significant Sonic title, for the moment, is the title that could effectively make or break the Wii U: the new Super Smash Bros. for it and 3DS. When it is released, a significant change to the playing mechanics revealed today should even the playing field for newcomers to the character driven fighter.
Director Masahiro Sakurai revealed on Nintendo’s Miiverse portal via a photo showing Link overtaking Mario the revisions to what’s been dubbed “edge-hogging”–holding on to the edge of a stage and disallowing a second player from:
There are many changes being made to attack and defense options for grabbing edges.
Some other changes include:
-Air time and accumulated damage will determine your period of invincibility while hanging on an edge.
-Grab controls will no longer be affected by whether you have above or below 100% damage.
The next SSB will be released later this year. We will bring you any relevant developments here.